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Donald Trump omits facts in claim about loopholes, unaccompanied minors | PolitiFact

Dreamers are young people who grew up in the United States after being brought here illegally as children or infants. Trump has said he was willing to negotiate with Democrats in order to allow them to stay.

In exchange, Trump is seeking changes to immigration law that would affect other minors who come to the United States illegally.

Source: Donald Trump omits facts in claim about loopholes, unaccompanied minors | PolitiFact

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What is ‘Chain Migration?’

On September 15, Donald Trump tweeted that any deal with the passage of any DACA legislation must not include “chain migration.” Chain migration is when relatives of a person who moves to another country or city move along with that person. In the context of DACA, Trump is saying that he opposes anything language that allows relatives of DREAMers to immigrate to the United States.

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AP: Trump mobilizing National Guard to enforce immigration

On February 17, 2017, the Associated Press (AP) tweeted that Donald Trump was intending to mobilize up to 100,000 national guard troops to round up unauthorized aliens in 11 states to be deported back to their countries of origin.  To support their claim, they produced an “early, early version” of a document that was supposedly leaked to them.  The document was said to have been written by staff for Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.

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